Shannon Popkin

Shannon Popkin is a writer, speaker, and Bible teacher who loves pointing others to the truth of God’s Word. She combines her gifts for humor and storytelling with her passion for Jesus. She is the author of several books, including Control Girl: Lessons on Surrendering Your Burden of Control from Seven Women in the BibleInfluence: Building a Platform That Elevates Jesus (Not Me), and Comparison Girl: Lessons from Jesus on Me-Free Living in a Measure-Up World. Popkin and her husband, Ken, have been married for more than twenty years and live in West Michigan. They have three children—one in high school and two in college.

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Author Shannon Popkin remembers the first time she compared herself to others. She shares how that inner voice continued to be her worst critic over the years. Find out what husbands can do to affirm their wives' beauty. View Show Notes →
Shannon Popkin talks about her ongoing struggle to compare herself to others. She reminds us what Jesus says about comparing ourselves to others and gives us the steps for overcoming this annoying practice. View Show Notes →
Shannon Popkin talks about our tendency as sinners to want to be in control. She shares how letting go of control has improved her relationships and helped her rest in the Lord, on FamilyLife Today. View Show Notes →
Shannon Popkin tells how she finally came to realize she had a control issue. She explains how acknowledging God's sovereignty, has helped her reign in her controlling tendencies and walk in the Spirit. View Show Notes →